Performance Testing Engineer

Pro Search, Inc | ME

Posted Date 5/15/2018
Description

PERFORMANCE TESTING ENGINEER- Westbrook, Maine

Join a forward-looking team of awesome Quality Engineering professionals who are committed to consistently delivering quality. A small group within a large department enables you to contribute and make a difference every day. Be challenged, be rewarded, and share in our team’s success.

Our client is seeking a superlative Performance Testing Engineer. This is a challenging yet rewarding role within a great IT team. You must have excellent people and communication skills, attention to detail, organizational skills, ability to multitask, prioritize, and work independently on projects.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and execute formal plans, procedures and scenarios for Performance Testing to ensure quality of software applications. Communicate plans, status and results to a broad audience of stakeholders.
  • Design and develop complex tests, write test cases/scenarios, script and execute Performance tests.
  • Coordinate and plan with Performance Testing Manager to deliver Performance Testing requirements to IT projects.
  • Work collaboratively with test, development, and product teams to design and develop effective Performance solutions.
  • Analyze results to determine Performance bottlenecks, stability, and application scalability.
  • Document and track test results, defects and other quality metrics.
  • Develop and implement performance testing standards, strategies and best practices, contributing ideas and effort toward continuous improvement.
  • Work with, teach, and mentor project team members in Performance techniques and skills as needed.
  • Meet project deadlines and escalate items that impact deliverables.

EDUCATION:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent combination education and work experience.
  • Professional certifications in testing or related areas preferred but not required.
  • A demonstrable record and mindset of self-improvement.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Proficient in Performance Test strategy, development, execution, and result analysis.
  • Hands-on performance testing experience required.
  • Ability to objectively evaluate processes and to separate technical systems into testable layers.
  • Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), particularly Agile/Scrum.
  • Some knowledge of Performance testing using Akamai/Soasta CloudTest, HP Load Runner, JMeter, Splunk, AppDynamics, other Performance related tools.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Industry
Engineering Services

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